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Synthetic drugs

K2 explosion: What happened in Connecticut?

September 6, 2018

K2 is not a safe alternative to marijuana. On the contrary, its dangerous chemicals are mostly unknown and carry a high risk of drug overdose.


Temporary scheduling extended

March 1, 2012

The DEA issued a final order to extend the temporary scheduling of the five synthetic cannabinoids into Schedule I drugs listing.

Synthetic drugs

Bloomberg Businessweek – Synthetic highs

July 12, 2011

Synthetic drugs using legal compounds but mimic the highs from marijuana to cocaine are proliferating among do-it-yourself pharma labs across the US.

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Herbal incense: K2, spice and synthetic marijuana

June 15, 2010

“Herbal incense” has gained increasing media attention of late, as an alternative or “legal high.”